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POLAND AND THE EUROPEAN COURT OF HUMAN RIGHTS
Poland became party to the CoE Convention for the protection of human rights and fundamental freedoms on 19 Janaury 1993. Subsequently, it acceded to several Protocols to the Convention.
On the basis of the Convention, persons alleging a violation by Poland of their rights set forth in the Convention may lodge applications with the European Court of Human Rights.
The Government of Poland is represented in the proceedings before the European Court of Human Rights by the Plenipotentiary of the Minister of Foreign Affairs for cases and proceedings before the European Court of Human Rights - Ms Justyna Chrzanowska.
Since 2007 a special interministerial Committee for matters of the European Court of Human Rights, which was established in Poland, deals with the execution of Court's judgments in respect of Poland.SEE MORE
- Agreement on translation of European Court of Human Rights judgements is signed
- Representatives of Poland’s supreme courts visit the Council of Europe
- Protection of human rights discussed at the VII Warsaw Seminar
- The Court’s judgment in the so-called Katyń massacre cases
- Factsheets of the European Court of Human Rights available in Polish